A red flag marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party as residents shop in Urumqi, Xinjiang, on July 1 last year. Photo: Kyodo
A red flag marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party as residents shop in Urumqi, Xinjiang, on July 1 last year. Photo: Kyodo

About 20 Hong Kong members of national legislature will visit Xinjiang to better understand human rights conditions and local governance

  • Team will spend nearly week meeting officials in autonomous region and vows to return with comprehensive report
  • Xinjiang has been a persistent source of tension between China and the West, which claims more than million Uygurs are being held in political re-education camps

A red flag marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party as residents shop in Urumqi, Xinjiang, on July 1 last year. Photo: Kyodo
A red flag marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party as residents shop in Urumqi, Xinjiang, on July 1 last year. Photo: Kyodo
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